Subscribe Register Login

Tuesday, September 02, 2014, 10:29 p.m.
Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal

Hearing set on Pulaski County desegregation plan

By The Associated Press

This article was published June 11, 2014 at 7:08 a.m.

The Pulaski County School District and its patrons are asking a federal judge to approve a change to its desegregation plan to accommodate a $10 million plan to improve student achievement.

Wednesday's hearing comes as the district works to become officially desegregated, as the Little Rock and North Little Rock districts already have. The three districts have received more than $1 billion in special state desegregation aid since 1989 but have reached a settlement to end the payments.

Administrators in the Pulaski County district say the $10 million will come from savings from cutting positions and services. Patrons of the district who sued haven't yet agreed to specific cuts, but the sides say the joint motion indicates their willingness to work together on the issue.

Comment on: Hearing set on Pulaski County desegregation plan

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

Displaying 1 - 1 of 1 total comment

SUPERDUTY says... June 11, 2014 at 3:31 p.m.

$1,000,000? And what have we achieved? The schools are mass producing idiots and criminals. The bar is set so low now that my dog could pass.

( | suggest removal )

  • page
  • 1
Click here to make a comment

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

TOP JOBS

  • Police officer

    police officer - Hamburg, Police Department is seeking certi...
    Hamburg, AR

  • Human resources site coordinator

    Reporting to the Americas Human Resource Manager the HR Coo...
    Little Rock, AR

  • Receptionist

    vantage point of northwest arkansas Is seeking qualified app...
    FAYETTEVILLE, AR

  • Cncsawoperator&wareh

    Pipe & Tube Supply, Inc. accepting applications for CNC Saw ...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Info security office

    University of Arkansas at Little RockInformation Security Of...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

Search 921 jobs >

Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal
Arkansas Online